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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
None: No more than having thin legs or thin fingers. In other words none.

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Thin ribs: Thin Ribs-Tubular Bones-Dysmorphism Syndrome (Sharma Kapoor Ramji Syndrome) = a rare syndrome with large head, thin ribs &, narrow-shafts on lon ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Average weight: 17 kg is an average weight for a boy and above average weight for a girl. He(she) is very likely tall and looks skinny.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ivankovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Rib Fractures: Everybody has anatomy that is variable in make-up. Bone density and quality of the bone is most important when determining risk for fracture.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ribs: No studies have shown that the size of the individual bones make you more susceptible to injury. The amount of calcium or strength if the bones is wha ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
24 years experience Family Medicine
Thinness: Eat more. However, if your diet is not the problem, hormonal testing (thyroid, etc.) may be helpful to see if there are any other causes that may be t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Sucheski
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes...: Sometimes, but more important is the fit of the nosepiece and frame arms that tuck around your ears. There are lighter weight plastics that aren't as ... Read More
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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See doc: To talk to her about the issue and determine if she is in medical danger by being so thin.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Added fats: Put olive oil or butter or coconut oil on everything you eat. Do resistance training to build muscle.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
57 years experience Bariatrics
It depends: Your age and your build.
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